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wickerwork

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  • For other uses, see Wicker (disambiguation). A wickerwork cat pole. Wicker is hard woven fiber formed into a rigid material, usually used for baskets or furniture. Wicker is often made of material of plant origin, but plastic fibers are also used. — “Wicker - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • A covering (presumably of animal hides) was added when the wickerwork was complete, the sides being supported by rods in the interval. The mast is supported by stays and by double shrouds on each side, the latter descending to an external shelf functioning as a chainwale. — “Currach - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Tells a little of the geography and history of the province. 'Wickerwork Village: The noted wickerwork area of the province is in "Ban Bangchaocha". — “Ang Thong Province - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • Like the black wood-dogs, the Bushmen often in fits of savage frenzy destroy thrice as much as they can devour, trapping deer in wickerwork hedges, or pitfalls, and cutting the miserable animals in pieces, for mere thirst of blood. — “After London; or, Wild England” by Richard Jefferies

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